Hot Water

3 Times Android was mentioned in Zuckerberg/Facebook Congress hearings

The United States Senate hearing with Facebook’s Mark Zuckberg is complete- at least round one. Although the primary topic of interest was the Cambridge Analytica scandal, conversational shrapnel flew Google’s way: Android was specifically mentioned three times. Wondering how often the iPhone was mentioned? It wasn’t. For those keeping score at home: Google was mentioned …

HQ Android Trivia

HQ Trivia features Android question on Q12 stumper

Tonight’s final question in HQ Trivia is one that every Android lover should have easily answered correctly: which has NOT been the name of an Android Operating System? Vote in the poll to guess (aka state the obvious) and leave your answer/opinion in the comments. Anyone who got 11 answers right and that 12th one …

All The Apps

100+ Google Apps That You Didn’t Know Exist

Google has become a daily part of most people’s lives. Whether Gmailing, Google searching, Google Mapping, or watching a Youtube video- Google’s most popular products have weaved themselves into the fabric of our culture. But what about Google’s lesser known apps? You might be surprised to learn that Google has 160 Android Apps on the …

Automated Awesome

How I’m using Amazon Subscriptions for more than saving money

Amazon Subscriptions also save you money by completely avoiding the possibility of impulse buys and that cannot go unnoticed. If you smartly set up your subscriptions, you’re saving a lot more in time and money than the math price-based comparisons will show.

Inside Scoop

The Future of Phandroid

It’s been 3 strange months since I announced Phandroid was for sale and many of you asked for updates as the situation developed. Here they are.

Best of Phandroid

How to block calls and texts on an Android phone

There’s a reason why “how to block calls and texts” is such a common question. Unwanted messages are annoying, and there’s really no single straightforward fix. We’ll show you the best ways to block those pesky spammers and ex-girlfriends.

Unboxing

Samsung Galaxy S9+ unboxing and first impressions

Since I wanted to share the unboxing of my Lilac Purple Samsung Galaxy S9+ with you guys, I waited until the next morning to open the box and play with the phone for the first time. Hope you enjoy.

July release?

We could see the Galaxy Note 9 a bit earlier than expected

A new report claims that Samsung is moving up its schedule for the Galaxy Note 9. The device could be launched as early as July, and this would be to help offset some of the disappointing sales from the Galaxy S9.

Nostalgia

The Palm brand is coming back with Android on Verizon

Palm is making a comeback, but these smartphones won’t be running the beloved webOS software that the Palm Pre championed. No, these will be Android phones. And they’re launching on Verizon, apparently. 

BEST OF

Best Speakers of 2017

Some people prefer the simplicity of a Bluetooth speaker, but nothing beats the sound you can get from a good set of traditional speakers.

Shutter Happy

Why every phone should use the Pixel 2 Camera App

Many people buy new smartphones each year so they can have the best camera experience possible. But if you’re happy with the phone you have now, there’s a chance that you could get the Pixel 2’s camera experience on your phone simply by installing a modified version of its camera app.